动词过去式:spattered 过去分词:spattered 现在分词:spattering 第三人称单数:spatters
1 [Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sth (on/over sb/sth); ~ sb/sth (with sth) scatter, splash or sprinkle sth in drips (over sb/sth) 洒、溅或泼在（某人[某物]）上
*spatter oil on one's clothes/spatter one's clothes with oil 把油溅在衣服上
* As the bus passed it spattered us with mud. 公共汽车开过时, 溅了我们一身泥. =>Usage at spray2 用法见 spray2.
2 [I, Ipr, Ip] fall or rain down in drops 滴下; 洒落
*We heard the rain spattering down on the roof of the hut. 我们听到雨滴滴答答打在小屋的屋顶上.
* Bullets spattered around us. 子弹像雨点般射在我们周围.
n [sing] ~ (of sth)
(a) sprinkling; small shower 溅; 洒; 泼; 滴落
*a spatter of rain, bullets, etc 一阵雨、弹雨.
(b) sound of spattering 洒、溅、泼等的声音
*the spatter of rain on the tent 雨落在帐篷上的滴沥声
* a spatter of applause 劈里啪拉的一阵掌声.
v [I and T]
Perhaps from Dutch
spatten 'to burst, flow out strongly'
if a liquid spatters, or if something spatters it, drops of it fall or are thrown all over a surface
= splatterspatter sb/sth with sth The walls were spattered with blood.spatter sth on/over etc sth a sweatshirt with paint spattered over itspatter on/across/over etc The first drops of rain spattered on the stones.>spattern[C]